Medical Museum Science Café: “Artificial Limbs During the Civil War,” a presentation by Guy R. Hasegawa

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - Tuesday, November 27, 2012
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: National Museum of Health and Medicine

Join historian Guy R. Hasegawa for a talk on the manufacturing of artificial limbs during the Civil War, including how they were provided to amputees during the conflict. Hasegawa will also discuss his new book, "Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs." This event will be held in the Fenton Room at the Silver Spring Civic Building.

Location:
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Event Contact Info:
medicalmuseum@amedd.army.mil
301-319-3303
www.medicalmuseum.mil